Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
... good thing for the state of maryland. >> welcome back. an environment ally sore on the potomac is permanently shutting down. today the city of alexandria announced the potomac river generating station is closing. the 63-year-oldsal-fired power plant has been the target of fines in recent years. environmentalists argue that plants with smokestacks push air pollution through the region. there are plans to replace it with natural gas, townhomes and shops. >> ratford university is close to becoming a smoke-free campus. 51% of the students approved. smoking is currently allowed 25 feet away from campus buildings but it is banned inside university buildings. >> and check this one out. >> the maryland lottery going high-tech. officials are planning to launch the i-lottery program. it allows you to buy traditional lottery games through your computer and smartphone. you could make purchases with a debit card. >> and coming up, as the news edge at 6:00 continues on your monday, the most prized possessions of bonnie and clyde, the love-bird bandits up on the auction block. >> then a bird'
Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
and took the picture. >> and he is the character. >> reporter: she captured him in an art environment. >> it's offensive and that is showing what people are talking about. >> reporter: she returns the finished painting to the place she met the person and a colleague spotlighted it. >> someone dropped off the painting and looked like me. >> reporter: the portraits are popping up all over up to and one is leaping off of a dumpster on connecticut avenue. >> i'm still there. >> i'm attracted to what is on outside of the museum. >> reporter: each has a sign. >> if this is a view, this painting is yours to take. if you're the guy in the painting, it's free. >> that is right. all of this richness in color ask is free to the person in the painting. >> will the people i painted be able to find them? >> especially a person like this, a is have aer who doesn't come often. the one time he was doing the work here and never comes back here and doesn't know this is here. >> reporter: she leaves cards like this one at each painting and to educated the public about what she's doing. there has been som